An Apology Is When…

An Apology Is When You've Stopped Doing It - Quote GraphicWhen a criminal investigator sees signs of guilt in a suspect, he will often press for a confession by saying something like: “I know you are a good person who did something wrong; and you really want to make it right.” “If you confess, you’ll feel better and the court will go easier on you.

Showing real remorse does influence sentencing. The sincerity of a confession is almost always taken into account by prosecutors and judges.

Many people believe that God sees confession as the first necessary step towards repentance; and that only with sincere repentance can a “sinner” receive forgiveness and leniency from God. Continue reading

Life After Death

Can We All Live Happily Ever After Death?

Some people believe that once you’re dead, you’re dead—and there is nothing else. These people often scoff at the notion of life after death; some will even challenge believers to “prove it.”

Near-death experience stories, although quite compelling, are explained away as the action of brain chemicals playing tricks. Among believers in Life After Death, few can actually agree on how it all works. Heaven? Reincarnation? Or..?? Continue reading